Dr. O’s Tips: Is corn syrup really the same as regular sugar?

So get rid of them both! Corn syrup is a highly refined sugar, and it is created from corn that has been genetically modified to destroy pests attacking the crops, but technically, it does not contain significantly more fructose that regular white sugar. These sugars feed inflammation and cancer and destabilize blood sugar and hormone balance. Sugar in excess is health-damaging whether […]

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Dr. O’s Tips: When you buy a cup of coffee, take the plastic lid off before you drink it or use a travel mug

Take the plastic lid off of your coffee in order to avoid BPA, a hormone-disrupting chemical used in making plastics. It is always a good idea to avoid using plastic food containers to avoid this compound that mimics estrogen and other hormones, but it is especially important when drinking hot coffee because the heat and […]

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